Archive for the ‘News’ Category

ASPYRA Incorporates Matrox Xenia™ Series Hardware Enhancements In Mammography Solution

Matrox Graphics Inc., the leading manufacturer of specialized graphics solutions, is pleased to announce that ASPYRA Diagnostic Solutions Inc. is incorporating hardware-based image processing support in it class-leading AccessNET PACS solutions using the advanced features of the Matrox Xenia™ Series...
February 26th, 2009 | News | Read More

New NICE Guidelines On The Treatment And Care Of People With Early Breast Cancer

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has today (25 February) issued a new guideline on best practice for the diagnosis and treatment of early and locally advanced breast cancer. Early breast cancer is diagnosed when the cancer is only found in the breast and the lymph nodes...
February 25th, 2009 | News | Read More

New NICE Guidelines On The Treatment And Care Of People With Advanced Breast Cancer

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has today (25 February) issued a new guideline on best practice for the diagnosis and treatment of advanced breast cancer. There are approximately 40,500 women diagnosed with breast cancer and 10,900 deaths recorded in England...
February 25th, 2009 | News | Read More

Women With Breast Cancer Benefit Emotionally From Yoga

Women undertaking a ten week program of 75 minute Restorative Yoga (RY) classes gained positive differences in aspects of mental health such as depression, positive emotions, and spirituality (feeling calm/peaceful) compared to the control group. The study, published in a special issue of Psycho-Oncology...
February 25th, 2009 | News | Read More

Health May Be Adversely Affected By The Wait For Biopsy Results

Women who’ve had a breast biopsy know the anxiety of waiting for the results, but that stress may cause adverse health effects, according to a new study published in the March issue of Radiology. “When women express how taxing it is to have to wait for results, the medical establishment...
February 25th, 2009 | News | Read More

Long-Term Survival In Premenopausal Women With Early Breast Cancer Improved By Goserelin

Goserelin, a lutenizing hormone-releasing hormone agonist, reduces the long-term risk of disease recurrence and deaths in premenopausal women with early breast cancer who did not take tamoxifen, according to trial data reported in the February 24 online issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Please...
February 25th, 2009 | News | Read More

Celsion To Report Clinical Trial Update Of ThermoDox(R) In Recurrent Chest Wall Breast Cancer Study

Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN) today announced that clinical data from its ThermoDox® Phase 1 Recurrent Chest Wall (RCW) Breast Cancer study will be presented by Duke University Medical Center researchers at the Society for Thermal Medicine 2009 Annual Meeting in Tucson, Arizona on April 3-7, 2009. Please...
February 24th, 2009 | News | Read More

Comment From Breakthrough Breast Cancer Re New NICE Guidelines On The Treatment And Care Of People With Early And Advanced Breast Cancer, UK

Jeremy Hughes, Chief Executive of Breakthrough Breast Cancer, said: “These new clinical guidelines provide welcome clarity on which treatments and services breast cancer patients should typically receive, according to their needs. All patients should receive the highest standard of care, so...
February 24th, 2009 | News | Read More

Nordic Updates On Phase I/II Studies With Breast Cancer Vaccine

Bavarian Nordic today provided updated data from its clinical studies with its breast cancer vaccine, MVA-BN(R)-HER2, in development as therapy of metastatic breast cancer patients whose tumours over-express HER2. The study met its primary endpoint with regards to safety and by showing an...
February 24th, 2009 | News | Read More

Breast Cancer Patients May Have A New Treatment Option When Cancer Spreads

For orthopaedic researcher Joyce Keyak, Ph.D., finding ways to battle breast cancer is a personal as well as a professional mission. Her cousin died from the disease several years ago. Dr. Keyak still remembers the incredible pain her cousin experienced when the cancer spread to her spine. A new study...
February 24th, 2009 | News | Read More